Let It Slip
Download links and information about Let It Slip by The School. This album was released in 2008 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 4 tracks with total duration of 13:59 minutes.
|Genre:||Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative|
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|1.||Let It Slip||3:10|
|3.||I Want You Back||3:13|
|4.||I Don't Believe In Love||3:53|
For fans of gushy, starry-eyed, rock-your-tambourines-off, girl group-inspired indie pop goodness, it really doesn't get much better than this. The School's debut EP, Let It Slip, is a perfect balance of sugary pop hooks, goopy instrumentation (sparkly synthesizers, squinchy trumpet solos — you get the idea), and lead singer Liz Hunt's fuzzy-wuzzy yet ever-so-slightly deadpan vocals. Comparisons to Camera Obscura and Saturday Looks Good to Me are inevitable — what sets the School apart from the indie pop pack probably has more to do with Hunt's skill as a vocalist than anything else. Like Camera Obscura's Tracyanne Campbell and Saturday's Betty Marie Barnes, she's just got "it" — Hunt has this subtle warmth and charm going on in her vocals, as if everything were sung in a half-joking manner. It doesn't hurt that she has a great batch of songs to work with here, either. (Hunt wrote all the songs on the EP, with the exception of "I Want You Back," which she co-wrote with Simon Stone.) "Let It Slip" is far and away the best offering here — it's just a pitch-perfect pop song, all frothy tambourines and fiery basslines. "I Don't Believe in Love" is another highlight — featuring vocals by drummer Rob, it shimmers with synthesized bells and boy-girl harmonies. Clocking in at 14 minutes on the button, Let It Slip is a tantalizingly brief glimpse of one of the most promising bands to emerge on Elefant's roster in 2008.